Construction is moving full speed ahead on two Duke Realty-developed Scott & White Healthcare medical office buildings (MOBs) in Texas. Scott & White, which operates the largest multi-specialty physician group in the state, will lease 100 percent of both buildings for its employed physicians as well as clinical outpatient services.
The facilities will include a three-story, 66,500-square-foot Scott & White Specialty Care Clinic, which will be located at the Wayne & Eileen Hurd Regional Medical Center in addition to a planned 60-bed hospital at the intersection of U.S. Highway 281 and State Highway 71 in Marble Falls, Texas, approximately 50 miles northwest of Austin. The MOB will house multiple primary care, urgent care, and specialty and diagnostic clinics.
Duke Realty also will develop a four-story, 120,000-square-foot College Station Clinic on the campus of a prospective 143-bed acute care hospital at the intersection of Texas Highway 6 and Rock Prairie Road in College Station, Texas, which is approximately 90 miles northwest of Houston, Texas. The MOB, which will be connected to the hospital on two levels, will house numerous medical specialties, including obstetrics/ gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, expanded rehabilitation and therapy services, and a comprehensive sleep center.
“We are looking forward to increasing Scott & White’s presence in College Station and Marble Falls and providing residents with greater access to quality healthcare,” says Dr. Robert W. Pryor, Scott & White President and CEO. “The new medical office buildings will enhance staff and physician efficiency and collaboration and provide for convenient access to our new hospitals.”
“We are proud to partner with one of the preeminent health systems in the country,” says Don Dunbar, Duke Realty Regional Executive Vice President. “The medical office buildings will serve as important assets on the Marble Falls and College Station hospital campuses and bring needed new health services to these growing communities.”
The Scott & White Specialty Care Clinic at the Wayne & Eileen Hurd Regional Medical Center is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2013, and the adjacent Scott & White hospital will be open by the fall of 2014. The College Station Medical Clinic and hospital are expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2013.The Scott & White Specialty Care Clinic at the Wayne & Eileen Hurd Regional Medical Center will be owned by Duke Realty Marble Falls Development LLC, and the College Station Medical Clinic will be owned by Duke Realty College Station Development LLC., both wholly owned by Duke Realty Limited Partnership.
The architect for both MOBs is Pasadena, Calif.-based Jacobs Engineering Group. The general contractor for the Scott & White Specialty Care Clinic is Californiabased DPR Construction, and the general contractor for the College Station Clinic is Kitchell Contractors Inc. of Arizona.
Scott & White Healthcare is a non-profit collaborative health care system established in 1897 in Temple, Texas. Scott & White Healthcare includes 12 hospital sites with two additional announced facilities (including Scott & White Hospital – College Station), and 143 clinics at more than 65 clinic locations throughout Central Texas providing adult and pediatric care in 46 medical specialties. Integrated, highquality care is delivered by a dedicated staff of more than 12,000 (including 1.000 physicians and scientists and more than 300 specialized health care providers). With more than 20 years in the industry, Duke Realty’s healthcare team offers proven experience in providing hospitals and physician groups comprehensive planning, development, ownership and facility management services. Projects have ranged from small medical office buildings to large ambulatory care centers with diagnostics, oncology and surgery services. Duke Realty owns and operates approximately 138.9 million rentable square feet of industrial and office assets, including medical office, in 18 major U.S. cities.